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Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. Volume 39, Number 21, September 6, 1976.

Me and my Smelly Shoes

Me and my Smelly Shoes

I have watched the houses
(strolling purposefully past)
The new town houses
with internal heating
And batts in the attic

My smelly shoe-clad smelly feet recline
on someone else's chair,
And when the houses hit the dense swarming air
Warmly disgusting, feetid, "oh God",
They close their windows and look around,
Unsure if they're still in the upper part of town.

Between PJ20
and PN 56 R7
No longer exclusive,
I sit like old guts chunder in a bourgeoisie tea cups.
Me and my smelly shoes

— Bill Direen